KUNCKEL, JOHANN. Ars vitraria experimentalis, oder vollkommene Glasmacher-Kunst, Lehrende, als in einem aus unbetrglicher Erfahrung herfiessendem commentario, ber die von dergleichen Arbeit beschriebenen sieben Bcher P. Anthonii Neri, von Florentz und denen darber gethanen gelehrten Anmerckungen Christophori Merretti... Frankfurt and Leipzig: Johann Bielcke and Christoph Gnthern, for the author, 1679. Engraved portrait, engraved additional title and 20 engraved plates. 2 parts in one vol., 4to, contemporary vellum; light browning throughout, P1 torn. FIRST EDITION of one of the best accounts of glass-making. Another issue of the 1679 edition exists with the imprint: Amsterdam und Dantzig: Auff Kosten des Autoris, bey Heinrich Betkio und Consorten. Gedruckt bey Christoph Gnthern. Duveen, p. 328 (for the Amsterdam and Danzig 1679 edition); Partington II, pp. 368-371; Wellcome III, p. 419; Norman 1244.

Lot 96 / Sale 8189
kunckel, johann. ars vitraria experimentalis, oder vollkommene glasmacher-kunst, lehrende, als in einem aus unbetrglicher erfahrung herfiessendem commentario, ber die von dergleichen arbeit beschriebenen sieben bcher p. anthonii neri, von florentz und denen darber gethanen gelehrten anmerckungen christophori merretti... frankfurt and leipzig: johann bielcke and christoph gnthern, for the author, 1679. engraved portrait, engraved additional title and 20 engraved plates. <i>2 parts in one vol., 4to, contemporary vellum; light browning throughout, p1 torn.</i> first edition of one of the best accounts of glass-making. another issue of the 1679 edition exists with the imprint:

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Sale Information Sale 8189
Printed Books Including Maps
16 December 1998
New York, East

Lot Description KUNCKEL, JOHANN. Ars vitraria experimentalis, oder vollkommene Glasmacher-Kunst, Lehrende, als in einem aus unbetrglicher Erfahrung herfiessendem commentario, ber die von dergleichen Arbeit beschriebenen sieben Bcher P. Anthonii Neri, von Florentz und denen darber gethanen gelehrten Anmerckungen Christophori Merretti... Frankfurt and Leipzig: Johann Bielcke and Christoph Gnthern, for the author, 1679. Engraved portrait, engraved additional title and 20 engraved plates. 2 parts in one vol., 4to, contemporary vellum; light browning throughout, P1 torn. FIRST EDITION of one of the best accounts of glass-making. Another issue of the 1679 edition exists with the imprint: "Amsterdam und Dantzig: Auff Kosten des Autoris, bey Heinrich Betkio und Consorten. Gedruckt bey Christoph Gnthern." Duveen, p. 328 (for the Amsterdam and Danzig 1679 edition); Partington II, pp. 368-371; Wellcome III, p. 419; Norman 1244.

Provenance Haskell F. Norman (sale, Christie's New York, 15 June 1998, lot 577)

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